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Canadians expect a health care system that is national in scope, reflects the values enshrined in the Canada Health Act, and takes as its primary goal the maintenance of the good health of the population.

HEAL (the Health Action Lobby) and its members recognize and appreciate the federal government's efforts to consult with stakeholders, including both health care providers and consumers. This discussion paper raises issues regarding the role of the federal government in health and health care.

The recent report of the National Forum on Health has provided the country with a vision for our future health care system. In view of the perilous reduction of the federal presence in health care, the Forum's warnings should be heeded, and its proposals taken seriously.

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